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Trusted worldwide for over 45 years.

Healthy healing starts with BETADINE®. Stop infections early by killing the bacteria and viruses that are the cause of the infection. Each of our BETADINE® products are convenient to use to treat sore throats, feminine issues, minor cuts and grazes. 

The active ingredient of BETADINE®, povidone-iodine, has proven effective in rapidly killing the bacteria and viruses that cause infections. Protect your family and speed up the healing process with the power of this antiseptic.

The choice of healthcare professionals

BETADINE® products are widely used in hospitals, doctors’ surgeries and sports medicine clinics.
Healthcare professionals recognise its proven effectiveness, making it a key element of their treatment plans.

BETADINE® highlights

1914 - 1918
In the First World War, iodine was found by Alexander Fleming to reduce the incidence of gas gangrene in the wounds of soldiers when compared to carbolic acid.
Povidone-iodine was first released and quickly became the universally preferred iodine disinfectant.
Povidone-iodine preparations were introduced as an iodophor and its slow release of iodine within the formula was found to reduce the sting and irritation of traditional iodine treatments.

BETADINE® is registered as a trademark and launched in several international markets. 


BETADINE® antiseptic was chosen by NASA to wipe down Apollo 11 when it landed to sterilise the spacecraft against any space bacteria that might have hitched a ride.